Taiwan, Papua New Guinea join hands to crack down on illegal fishing

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/06/22
By: Cheng Che-fon and Elizabeth Hsu

Kaohsiung, June 22 (CNA) Taiwan and Papua New Guinea inked a memorandum of understanding 201506220023t0001on Monday in which the two countries agreed to cooperate in cracking down on illegal fishing.

Fisheries Agency Director-General Tsay Tzu-yaw (蔡日耀) signed the pact with John Edward Kasu, his counterpart from the Pacific nation, at the agency’s headquarters in Kaohsiung.

The ceremony was witnessed by the deputy chief of the Council of Agriculture James Sha (沙志一).

Tsay said Papua New Guinea has been an important fishing ground for Taiwanese fishing boats for tuna and has attracted Taiwanese investment in fish processing factories.     [FULL  STORY]

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